With a total length of 2600 km, Vietnam Railways network connects residential area to cultural, agricultural and industrial center, except the Mekong river delta area.

Vietnam Railways is linked to China railways according to 2 directions:

  • From Lao Cai province to Van Nam province.
  • From Lang Son province to Quang Tay province.

When it is more developed, Vietnam railway network is possibly linked to Cambodia, Thailand and Malaysia railways network via which to Singapore and Laos railways.

Vietnam Railways is using 3 kinds of gauge, namely 1000 mm-gauge, 1435 mm-gauge (standard gauge) as well as 1435 mm and 1000 mm-gauge (mixed gauge). The length of Vietnam railway network and gauge are represented in this table:

BRIDGE AND SEWER

There are 1.790 railway bridges with a total length of 45.368 m and 31 combined bridges with a total length of 11.753 m, in that numbers 36.056 m is on Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh city railway line, accounting for 63%.

There are 180 temporary steel beam bridge with a total length of 18084 m , accounting for 31% of the total rail bridge length. The total length of concrete bridges is 13274m, in that number 9179 m is on Ha Noi - Ho Chi Minh city railway line.
There are 4.860 sewers with a total length of 71.439 m.

TUNNEL

There are 39 tunnels with the length of 11512 m, in that number 27 tunnels are on Ha Noi - Ho Chi Minh city railway line with the length of 8.335 m.

TOP FREQUENT ROUTES

  • From Hanoi, there are major routes to top tourist destinations in Vietnam with some type of trains as below:
Hanoi to Laocai
King Express,Victoria Express
Hanoi to Dong Hoi SE1 & SE5 Re-unification Express, SE3 Re-unification Express
Hanoi to Hue SE1 & SE5 Re-unification Express, SE3 Re-unification Express
Hanoi to Danang SE1 & SE5 Re-unification Express, SE3 Re-unification Express
Hanoi to Quy Nhon SE1 & SE5 Re-unification Express, SE3 Re-unification Express
Hanoi to Nha Trang SE1 & SE5 Re-unification Express, SE3 Re-unification Express
Hanoi to Hochiminh City
SE1 & SE5 Re-unification Express, SE3 Re-unification Express
  • From Hue, there are major routes to top tourist destinations in Vietnam with some type of trains as below:
Hue to Danang SE1 & SE5 Re-unification Express, SE3 Re-unification Express
Hue to Quy Nhon SE1 & SE5 Re-unification Express, SE3 Re-unification Express
Hue to Nha Trang SE1 & SE5 Re-unification Express, SE3 Re-unification Express
Hue to Hochiminh City SE1& SE5 Re-unification Express, SE3 Re-unification Express
  • From Da Nang, there are major routes to top tourist destinations in Vietnam with some type of trains as below:
Danang to Quy Nhon
SE1 & SE5 Re-unification Express, SE3 Re-unification Express
Danang to Nha Trang SE1 & SE5 Re-unification Express, SE3 Re-unification Express
Danang to Hochiminh City
SE1 & SE5 Re-unification Express, SE3 Re-unification Express
  • From Ho Chi Minh city, there are major routes to top tourist destinations in Vietnam with some type of trains as below:
Hochiminh City to Nha Trang
Golden Train, SE2 & SE6 Re-unification Express, SE4 Re-unification Express
Hochiminh City to Quy Nhon SE2 & SE6 Re-unification Express, SE4 Re-unification Express
Hochiminh City to Danang SE2 & SE6 Re-unification Express, SE4 Re-unification Express
Hochiminh City to Hue SE2 & SE6 Re-unification Express, SE4 Re-unification Express
Hochiminh City to Hanoi SE2 & SE6 Re-unification Express, SE4 Re-unification Express

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